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OIL LEAKAGE FROM CAM COVER

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  • ak
    OIL LEAKAGE FROM CAM COVER GASKETS THAT REQUIRE REPAIR. 3.2L V-6 IN MY 2003 CADILLAC CTS. BLACK SMOKE WITH EXTREME BURNING SMELL FLOODED VEHICLE INTERIOR
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 27, 2010
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      OIL LEAKAGE FROM CAM COVER GASKETS THAT REQUIRE REPAIR. 3.2L V-6 IN MY 2003 CADILLAC CTS. BLACK SMOKE WITH EXTREME BURNING SMELL FLOODED VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPARTMENT ALSO SMOKE STARTS TO COME FROM UNDER HOOD OF VEHICLE. PULLED INTO SAFE LOCATION FOUND HUGE OIL LEAK ON LEFT SIDE OF ENGINE AROUND VALVE COVER. COULD HAVE POSSIBLY STARTED A FIRE DUE TO HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE OIL BEING BLOWN ON ENGINE BUT LUCKILY DID NOT CATCH ON FIRE. CHECK ON-LINE FOUND TSB 05-06-01-007A STATING GM KNOWS THIS IS A PROBLEM. "WHEN OPERATING IN EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS. AND GM DOESN'T HAVE THE PARTS AVAILABLE TILL JUNE FOR MY CAR AND AT A COST OF 860.00 DOLLAR. PCV HOSE KIT, P/N 55558592 AND OIL FILTER CAP, P/N 12589430. SAFETY OF THE DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED CAUSE OF THE FUMES BEING RELEASED IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. SEVERAL PEOPLE I KNOW HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AND THERE WAITING ALSO. A KNOWN PROBLEM AND GM SHOULD STEP UP AND ISSUE A RECALL ON THIS.
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      cadillac should do a recall because your 7yr old car leaked oil out of the valve cover gasket onto the exhaust lmao now that s funny shit Sent on the
      Message 2 of 2 , Oct 27, 2010
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        cadillac should do a recall because your 7yr old car leaked oil out of the valve cover gasket onto the exhaust lmao now that's funny shit

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        From: "ak" <azakram@...>
        Sender: Cadillac_Performance_Association@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 19:51:03 -0000
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        Subject: [Cadillac_Performance_Association] OIL LEAKAGE FROM CAM COVER

         

        OIL LEAKAGE FROM CAM COVER GASKETS THAT REQUIRE REPAIR. 3.2L V-6 IN MY 2003 CADILLAC CTS. BLACK SMOKE WITH EXTREME BURNING SMELL FLOODED VEHICLE INTERIOR COMPARTMENT ALSO SMOKE STARTS TO COME FROM UNDER HOOD OF VEHICLE. PULLED INTO SAFE LOCATION FOUND HUGE OIL LEAK ON LEFT SIDE OF ENGINE AROUND VALVE COVER. COULD HAVE POSSIBLY STARTED A FIRE DUE TO HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE OIL BEING BLOWN ON ENGINE BUT LUCKILY DID NOT CATCH ON FIRE. CHECK ON-LINE FOUND TSB 05-06-01-007A STATING GM KNOWS THIS IS A PROBLEM. "WHEN OPERATING IN EXTREMELY COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS. AND GM DOESN'T HAVE THE PARTS AVAILABLE TILL JUNE FOR MY CAR AND AT A COST OF 860.00 DOLLAR. PCV HOSE KIT, P/N 55558592 AND OIL FILTER CAP, P/N 12589430. SAFETY OF THE DRIVERS AND PASSENGERS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED CAUSE OF THE FUMES BEING RELEASED IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. SEVERAL PEOPLE I KNOW HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM AND THERE WAITING ALSO. A KNOWN PROBLEM AND GM SHOULD STEP UP AND ISSUE A RECALL ON THIS.

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